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in which I wish the bills went away, but that my friend's guilt would remain

Forgiving My Debtors

Forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. In the early morning stillness, the words echoed loudly in my soul. Forgive our debtors. Wait, I had to forgive her? Because she owed me. . . big time. There was a commitment there, Lord. You know that. She made certain promises she didn’t keep. She has obligations to our relationship. She can’t just walk away from that. I’m not the only one who feels that way either, God. I read that email out loud to David yesterday, remember? Am I crazy, or is this just plain WRONG? I asked him. And he agreed with me — just plain wrong. So, there you have it. She totally owes me. I’m right, and she is wrong. We forgive our debtors. I could use some debt forgiveness, Lord. You know those bills on the desk over there, it would be great if the creditor would just call up and say, “Never mind. We don’t care about this any more. Just tear it up and go about your business and don’t give it …